TWIXMAS IN DORSET & THE SWANAGE RAILWAY (Optional)

4 days £185
Thu 27th - Sun 30th Dec 2018

Single Supplement £20 / Sea View £60 pp


Head to the south coast after Christmas and recharge your battery at Bournemouth, one of the finest seaside towns in the country. Coastal walks in either direction can take you to Sandbanks or Boscombe. Bournemouth’s shopping centre is said to equal  London’s West End. The Suncliff Hotel is situated on East Cliff a 15 minute walk, or short bus ride, from the town centre and the pier. Most rooms are level access. There is an indoor pool, sauna, mini gym and squash facilities. Entertainment is provided each evening. Half board accommodation.


Provisional Itinerary:

Day 1: Mid-morning departure from the Midlands, journey via the Cotswolds and North Wessex Downs towards Hampshire and Dorset, arriving at the hotel mid-afternoon.

Day 2: At leisure in Bournemouth.

Day 3: We head around Poole harbour towards the ancient Roman port of Wareham for a coffee break. We then continue along the Purbeck peninsula, past the impressive Corfe Castle towards the regal seaside town of Swanage. We then return to the hotel via the Sandbanks Ferry. There is an opportunity for you to take a ride on the Swanage Steam Railway from Corfe Castle to Swanage (fare extra). 

Day 4: Return to the Midlands.